Performance Comparison of BEMRP, MZRP, MCEDAR, ODMRP, DCMP, and FGMP to Achieve Group Communication in MANET

  • M. RajeswariEmail author
  • P. Uma Maheswari
  • S. Bhuvaneshwari
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)


In this paper, we present a comparative performance of six multicast protocols for mobile ad hoc networks—BEMRP, MZRP, MCEDAR, ODMRP, DCMP, and FGMP focusing on the effects of changes such as the increasing number of receivers or sources and increasing the number of nodes. Although some simulation results of MANET protocols have been published before, these six protocols have not been compared in isolation. In recent years, a number of new multicast protocols have been proposed for ad hoc networks. Due to the limited transmission range of wireless mobile nodes, multiple network hops may be required for one node to exchange the data with another across the network. Multicasting is an efficient method for implementing group communications. But, it is difficult to achieve this, due to the difficulty in group membership management over a dynamic topology. A systematic performance evaluation of these protocols is done by performing certain simulations under NS-2.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Rajeswari
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. Uma Maheswari
    • 2
  • S. Bhuvaneshwari
    • 1
  1. 1.Angel College of Engineering & TechnologyTirupurIndia
  2. 2.Info Institute of EngineeringCoimbatoreIndia

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